- something or someone regarded as outstanding or elegant in quality or performance.
Origin of class act
First recorded in 1975–80
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Examples from the Web for class act
Having the precocious Anna Kendrick introduce the class-act rising star was a treat, too.I Was Way Too Old for Z100’s Jingle Ball Concert. But I Couldn’t Have Had More Fun.
December 14, 2013
Now that Jenny Sanford is divorcing her fumbling husband, Kathleen Parker says she should take her class-act to elected office.Run, Jenny, Run!
December 11, 2009